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Don Binkowski Papers

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Identifier: LP000796
Abstract Don Binkowski spent his career serving the people of Michigan as a Warren councilman, delegate of the Michigan Constitutional Convention, and judge in the 37th District Court. Privately, Binkowski, a passionate historian, copiously researched and wrote extensively on Polish and Polish-American history and interests, and on North Detroit. This collection is mainly comprised of Binkowski’s research collected in the pursuit of publication, specifically his three books: Col. P.W. Norris –...
Dates: 1920 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1980

George Shenkar Papers

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Identifier: LP001430
Abstract George Shenkar was an engineer with the Detroit Water Board from 1947-1950, whose controversial dismissal led to a city charter amendment requiring all city employees to take a loyalty oath to the U.S. His papers reflect his interest in socialism and document the circumstances surrounding his dismissal from the Board.
Dates: 1947 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1968

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